1. Fagen, McDonald, Scaggs Join Forces For Rhythm Revue Tour

    June 14, 2010 3:00 PM EDT Boz Scaggs, Michael McDonald and Steely Dan's Donald Fagen will join forces as the Dukes of September this summer when they hit the road for the 15-date (and growing) Rhythm Revue tour, starting Aug 19 in Danbury, Conn. The jaunt is an outgrowth of all three men's involved in the…

  2. Springsteen, Wonder Celebrate Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    October 30, 2009 10:45 AM EDT The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honors music's most treasured acts, but this time it was the hall's turn to be feted. Bruce Springsteen , Billy Joel , Stevie Wonder and more celebrated the hall's 25th birthday with a concert that included all-star collaborations, spellbinding…

  3. Cleveland Rocks As Hall Of Fame Festivities Begin

    April 04, 2009 11:02 AM EDT In the throes of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame mania, Cleveland was loaded with revelry on the night before Saturday's induction ceremony. About 1,200 people turned out Friday night for an official VIP induction pre-party at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, including inductees…

  4. Update: Metallica To Be Two-Bassist Band At Hall Of Fame

    April 01, 2009 8:42 AM EDT It seems that Metallica will be a two-bassist band at this weekend's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony in Cleveland. A day after former bassist Jason Newsted told Billboard.com that his replacement, Robert Trujillo, would not take part in the performance part of Saturday…

  5. Starbucks Brews Up Simon & Garfunkel Live CD

    January 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Simon & Garfunkel live album originally due last September via Columbia/Legacy has been revived as a Starbucks exclusive, beginning March 25. A release to traditional retail is expected in the The Simon & Garfunkel live album originally due last September via Columbia/Legacy has…

  6. Say 'Hey'

    August 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "Hey Hey My My Yo Yo," the second studio album by Danish dance-pop duo Junior Senior, hit record stores in Scandinavia and Japan in 2005. Since then, it's been readily available as an import -- and, o "Hey Hey My My Yo Yo," the second studio album by Danish dance-pop…

  7. O'Jays, Ronettes, Tokens Enter Vocal Hall Of Fame

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Vocal Group Hall of Fame inducted its seventh class today (July 6) in Wildwood, N.J., honoring 17 vocal trios, quartets, duos and other harmony, doo-wop and R&B groups. The Vocal Group Hall of Fame inducted its seventh class today (July 6) in Wildwood, N.J., honoring 17 vocal trios,…

  8. Billboard Bits: Jammys, Slint, NYC Summer Concerts

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Jammys, Slint, NYC Summer Concerts Patti Smith, former Phish bassist Mike Gordon, Nellie McKay, Huey Lewis, Mavis Staples, the Antibalas Horns and Benevento/Russo Duo have joined the performance lineup for the fifth Jammy Awards . The event will be held tomorrow (April 26) at the…

  9. CHART BEAT CHAT

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson answers e-mail from Billboard.com readers. TANGIBLE Dear Fred, I passionately believe that illegal downloading never would have become a gigantic problem for the recording industry had it not all but eliminated the commercial singles market. I still can't figure out why they…

  10. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart accomplishments of Johnny Mathis, Josh Groban, and t.A.T.u. CHANCES ARE HE'S BACK: After an absence of more than 14 years, Johnny Mathis returns to Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart, as his holiday track "Frosty the Snowman" …

  11. Indian Composer Sues Over Truth Hurts Sample

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST A famed Indian composer has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming the recent hit single "Addictive" by Truth Hurts featuring Rakim borrowed heavily and without permission from a 20-year-old Hindi A famed Indian composer has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming the recent…

  12. Tunes On TV

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 4-10, 2002 MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2002 "All Star Bluegrass Celebration," PBS Featured Artists: Alison Krauss, Patty Loveless, Del McCoury, Earl Scruggs, Ralph Stanley, Travis Tritt, Nickel Creek, Dixie Chicks, Vince Gill; hosted by Ricky Skaggs. "…

  13. Tunes on TV

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Jan. 7 - Jan 13, 2002 MONDAY, JAN. 7, 2002 "Ally McBeal," Fox Featured Artists: Mariah Carey, Vonda Shepard. "Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher," ABC Featured Artist: Kid Rock. "Last Call with Carson Daly," NBC Featured Artist: Alicia Keys. …

  14. Professor Griff's 'Soul' -ful Solo Effort

    August 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Professor Griff has something to say. And Public Enemy's Minister of Information goes on record Sept. 11 with "And the Word Became Flesh" (The Right Stuff/EMI), his first new solo project since 1998's Professor Griff has something to say. And Public Enemy's Minister…